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Dec 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
this great ceremony filled with tears and with joy was over, i said, "mr. mandela, we would be so happy to send this quilt to you." he said, "no, you will not. we will carry this quilt to south africa." can you imagine how i felt when i went into a space, mandela's home, like a small museum, and i saw that quilt? and so, what is the lesson there for all of us? it's a lesson of connectedness. it says it across waters, and, yes, across time. across race and ethnicity and sexuality. it says across all of these really insignificant-- ultimately-- attributes that we have, we can connect. >> ifill: again, the major developments of the day. congressional negotiators reached a two-year budget agreement aimed at preventing a government shutdown next month. thousands of south africans and nearly 100 foreign dignitaries paid tribute to nelson mandela at an outdoor memorial service in johannesburg, south africa. the federal reserve and other agencies approved the so-called volcker rule, barring u.s. banks from trading for their own profit. it's designed to limit risk- taking. and mary barra w
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
for a mass memorial service honoring nelson mandela. at least 100,000 people, including nearly 100 world leaders, are expected to attend tomorrow. president obama and mrs. obama left washington this morning, joined on air force one by former president george w. bush and his wife. former presidents clinton and carter also will attend. there's been more unrest in the central african republic, as gunmen refuse to give up their weapons to french troops. the french patrolled the capital city today, trying to disarm rival muslim and christian fighters who killed 400 people over the weekend. we'll have a report from the c.a.r. later in the program. the prime minister of thailand called for new elections today, in the face of protests against her rule. the opposition has accused her of corruption, insisting again she must go. john sparks of "independent television news" reports from bangkok. >> reporter: protest leaders called it the day of reckoning. a time to do-or-die. when their call was answered on the streets of bangkok by more than 150,000 people. and each one seemed determined to t
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